SUCH AN AMAZING TIME ….

SUCH AN AMAZING TIME ….

What an amazing time we had at this year’s Surface Design Show as part of the New Talent Area curated by Jennifer Castoldi, Creative Director of Trendease International. It was so encouraging to receive such favorable comments from industry professionals about our...
BIOPHILIC DESIGN IN THE CLASSROOM

BIOPHILIC DESIGN IN THE CLASSROOM

More pictures from the new Muswell Hill School Ark, London by Phil Campbell) During the summer I read this report (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2017/07/20/surge-number-primary-school-children-expelled-attacking-teachers/) stating that 32% of primary age...
HOW COLOUR INFLUENCES OUR LIVES

HOW COLOUR INFLUENCES OUR LIVES

Cork fabric painted with grey woodstain on the front and orange on the back. “There is no blue without yellow and without orange”. Vincent Van Gogh.  New colour studies for wall coverings, wall hangings and screens. Scientific studies have shown that...
COLOUR EMPOWERMENT IN BIOPHILIC DESIGN

COLOUR EMPOWERMENT IN BIOPHILIC DESIGN

Different colours influence our perceptions and behaviour. Colour can be emotional, stimulating or calming. In my design work, colour is one of the most important factors.  I only use natural dyes and environmentally friendly wood stains, thus minimising any harm to...
ECO – FRIENDLY VIBRANT COLOURS FOR NEW WALLHANGING DESIGN

ECO – FRIENDLY VIBRANT COLOURS FOR NEW WALLHANGING DESIGN

I recently purchased two gorgeous new colours from Protek Wood Stain. Cornflower – a calming blue – and Marigold – a vibrant orange.  I can’t wait to use them in the design of my latest wallhanging made from cork fabric.  The fabric will be...